The safety of our guests is our main priority. All guests must wear a mask and all vendors will be taking precautions and following safety protocols. Our activities will take place outside the shops where our vendors will be happy to greet you and show you why the Italian Market is so loved. Hand sanitizer will be provided.

South Philly Italian Family Dinner

Duration: 2.5 hours

Location: 9th StrEAT, Philadelphia's Historic Italian Market



Private Tours

Our Tours are now Private - Just your group!

Be part of our big Italian family dinner- a special South Philly Sunday tradition!

  • Meet local craftspeople, artisans and shop owners, hear their shop history and taste Italian food samples.
  • We will break bread together, eat dinner and talk about Sunday family traditions, favorite foods and memories.
  • Take a leisurely “Passeggiata” and stroll the market, socialize, then sample Italian desserts and coffee.

Public Tour

Tour runs weekly on Sunday at 2:00pm.

Moderate Walking - not wheel-chair accessible

Vegetarian, gluten-free options available.

Rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.

Tour available in English and Italian

This tour is a BYOB, please feel free to bring your own wine or beer.

Our guests receive an exclusive shopping discount.

What to Expect

Walking Sunday dinner tour starts at the Italian Market Visitors Center and we leisurely eat our way through 9th StrEAT, Philly’s historic Italian Market.

Pull up a chair and eat dinner with us at the Italian Market Sunday Dinner table.

Praise Cheeses!

Antipasto samples include Italian favorites like olives, and cheese.

Play with your food!

Sniff, swirl and sip extra virgin olive oils, premium balsamic vinegars at this interactive tasting room.

Let's eat!

Dinner choices can be spaghetti with meatballs or sausage and pasta primavera or carbonara. Share your favorite memories from your dinner table.

There is always room for a little dessert!

We stop at a local cafe for a mini dessert sampling. Cannoli, biscotti, gelato and a little coffee finish off this fun family food tour.

Where to Meet

Walking food tour starts at the Italian Market Visitors Center:

Italian Market Visitor Center
919 S 9th St. Philadelphia, PA 19147

Official Italian Market parking lot:
Carpenter St between 9th & 10th Streets. Free street parking on Sundays

Additional parking:
Washington Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets. Free 2 hour street parking.

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Parking is available at each tour’s location.

Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, dairy free, food allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs.

The tours are held rain, shine, or snow. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. We also provide ponchos in case of sudden weather changes or if you do not have your own umbrella. However, we advise to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately.

Gratuities are greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15%-20%.

Yes, although limited, bathrooms are available during the tour at selected locations.

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"We were treated like family walking around the market with Jacquie. She is a wealth of knowledge. It was a perfect way to spend Mother's Day with my family!! Looking forward to doing it again with other family members and Chef Jacquie."

Jan, Mt. Laurel, New Jersey

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